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student housing waterloo

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Purpose-built student housing set to soar

Canada's purpose-built rental market has seen its share of healthy investment activity over the years, yet one asset class has historically struggled to keep up: student housing.
rent control

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Assessing the impact of rent control

More than a year after the Fair Rental Act was introduced, rent control is back in the spotlight with new research suggesting it is doing more harm than good when it comes to rental construction and affordability.
GTA apartment sector housing supply

Canadian Apartment Magazine

GTA apartment sector continues to flourish

The latest market report from Marcus & Millichap reveals the GTA apartment sector is experiencing another strong year, with continued growth projected.
39 Niagara

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Tailor-made for tenants

Located in the trendy downtown west neighbourhood of Toronto, 39 Niagara is a high-end, mixed-use rental development set to open its doors in July, 2019. Here, Minto Apartments shares its persona-driven approach to everything from suite design to amenities.
senior amenities

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Services and amenities for aging Canadians

Planning to build a retirement home? CMHC recommends developers consider the following key factors before investing in on-site services and amenities.
Queen's Park

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Fixing Ontario’s rental housing crisis

On June 7th, Ontario Progressive Conservative party leader Doug Ford was elected the province’s new premier in a majority vote that has left some industries fearing the worst and others optimistic.
Calgary

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Data signals strengthening Alberta market

Recent data released from the Altus Group indicates that the Alberta market is showing signs of economic recovery, with Calgary and Edmonton both posting favourable results.
amenities

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Must-have amenities for the modern renter

Building amenities have come a long way, and just like price and location, they can have a significant impact on the type of tenant a rental property will attract.
innovation

Canadian Property Management

Building the Toronto of tomorrow

Toronto has long been a city open to innovation and change, whether it be culturally or technologically. It’s no surprise then that the city was chosen to take part in the Urban Pilot Program, or UPPlift, which aims to bridge the gap between emergent smart technologies and property managers to enhance a city’s liveability.
condo investor

CondoBusiness

What will make T.O. condo investors less bullish?

Does it still make sense to invest in condos after a study showed many condo investors renting out new units in the GTA are cash-flow negative?
rental housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Rebuilding the rental housing industry

Apartment professionals ponder the uncertainties of the rental housing industry, including the critical steps needed to cultivate new supply.
zero carbon

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Moving toward a zero carbon economy

In a changing world where “zero carbon” is the ultimate goal in building design, can retrofits alone make Canada’s aging apartment stock sustainable?
tax break for new rental housing

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Manitoba nixes tax break for new rental housing

Developers of purpose-built rental housing in Manitoba are losing a tax credit that has been available for the past five years.
high-rise housing starts

CondoBusiness

Will ‘ultra-high-rises’ cost more to maintain?

The new crop of 'ultra-high-rise' condos rising in Toronto will be more complicated and consequently more costly to maintain, one engineer is warning.
residential development land

CondoBusiness

B.C. residential development land takes tax hit

The British Columbia government expects to collect about $520 million in new annual revenue through additional residential property taxes and property transfer taxes.
Beautiful aerial view of Victoria, Vancouver Island.

Canadian Apartment Magazine

Victoria’s vibrant rental market lures investors

According to a new report from Colliers International, Victoria's purpose-built rental market experienced strong, positive market conditions throughout 2017.
Mixed-use developments

Canadian Property Management

Mixed-use developments may stifle diversity

Mixed-use developments in Toronto are creating neighbourhoods that are unaffordable for many people, according to a new study.